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Gold Guide failure creates an opportunity for greyhound racing

THE evidence is there. Now we need to act. The Gold Guide was just as much a part of greyhound history as Jack Woodward’s Greyhound...

Ignorance is no defence

RECENT reactions from readers bring up vitally important points about the nature of greyhound racing and how we deal with both welfare and business matters....

The Mystery Of Form Reading

The mystery of form reading ‘This inaccuracy in the form guide was unavoidable due to the need to create a new track for this type...

A Way To Bigger Profits

Many years ago, so old-timers would relate, a five pound note pressed into the hand of a local club official would assure you of a...

Lessons From The Farm

“If we don’t tell people how carrots are grown they will make up their own stories”. So says the owner of KALFRESH, a southeast Queensland...

Good Information Can Promote Success

Stewardship matters never seem to go away. At Sandown last Thursday, here is what stewards said about Race 9. “Al Moran (7) crossed to the...

Thailand’s Only Greyhound Lives In Luxury

The city of Pattaya, in Thailand, is home to an increasing number of Aussie expats, and one of them is about to celebrate seven years...

The Two ‘Fastest’ Greyhounds Of All Time Unearthed

I blame Peter, a website reader, for this. Peter kindly took the time to email this writer regarding my track record article (Get out from...

The Hearings – Sad And Sadder

It was a bit sad, really. The demonstration from an anti-racing group outside Sydney’s Mitchell Library last Thursday included a loud speaker, lots of banners...

The Truth About Newspaper And Formguide Tips

If you’ve ever wondered if the tips in a racebook or formguide are worth much more than a passing glance, the following may just open...